Restaurants in Washington
Ballard hosts the one-two punch of hot noodle house Thaiku, and its late-night, apothecary-style bar, Fu Kun Wu Lounge. Thaiku’s regional Thai cuisine is doled out in an antiques-filled space that was once the location of a notorious opium den.
With its lofty dimensions, blond wood wall panels, and modern furniture, Poppy's dining room in Capitol Hill is casual place to enjoy the regional northwest cuisine of chef Jerry Traunfeld.
Join the perpetual Oktoberfest with traditional schnitzel, bratwurst, and goulash.
One of the city’s top tables is across Lake Washington in the Eastside suburb of Kirkland.
Catch the sunset at the waterfront restaurant, which serves simply prepared seafood and grass-fed beef. (If you don’t mind dining at 5:30, there’s a three-course set menu for $35.)
An eclectic crowd of creative-class types, artists, and aerospace-industry employees from a nearby firm, come to feed their caffeine fix at Seth Levy's corner coffee shop in Georgetown.
Located on the Pike Street Hill behind Seattle's most venerable market, Zig Zag attracts a diverse crowd with its take on classic cocktails and bar food.